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MPA Advisory Board

MPA Advisory Board Mandate & Focus

The main purpose of the ODU Master of Public Administration Advisory Board is to promote the ODU MPA mission of providing a high-quality public service education. Board members will provide their expertise to assist our Program in meeting the needs of our students and the ever-changing workforce. Board members will serve as agents of engagement for students, alumni, and the community through creating meaningful connections and productive networking opportunities. Board members will help faculty to identify current trends and best practices in business, government, and non-profit organizations, in the areas of public policy, budgeting and financial management, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, human resources, contracting, and program evaluation.

2023 Advisory Board Members

Carl Blake, MPA

Kenneth Chandler, MPA, PhD

Kristyn Danson, MPA

Lynette Diaz, MPA

Faith Gibson Hubbard, MPA, PhD

Kevin Hughes

Sherry Hunt, MPA

Kaitlyn James, MPA

Jake Johansson, MPA

Robert Kenter, PhD

JR Locke

Susan McCulloch, MPA

Wendy McGrady

Ross A. Mugler, MPA

Tam Nguyen, MPA

Sherry Norquist, BSN, MSN

Kate Powell, MPA

Verlaine Quinniey, MPA

Kaitlin Roberts, MPA

Noell L. Saunders, MPA

Paul J. Scully, MPA

Mechelle Smith, PhD

Michael Stallings, MPA

Priscilla Weddle, MPA

Catheryn R. Whitesell, MPA

Maurice Wilkins, MPA

Jessica Woodyard, MPA

Join the Board

Interested parties contact:

Vickie Tyler Carnegie

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